Period
to 21 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 17 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 5 7 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.05% 4.96% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 5.26% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 22
Median daily rate £240 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.14% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £208 £370 £355
90th Percentile £272 £370 £370
West Midlands median daily rate £225 £370 £360
% change year-on-year -39.19% +2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £23.13 -
% change year-on-year +16.76% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 95 133 236
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 94.33% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 166
Median daily rate £368 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £253 £137 £263
90th Percentile £488 £473 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.10 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -59.50% +174.14%
10th Percentile £12.62 £11.17 £13.99
90th Percentile £40.80 £33.63 £59.84
Median hourly rate £16.35 £15.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +5.48% -2.27% -3.88%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £200 -
Server Engineer
West Midlands

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware